The West Bengal Government extended the ongoing Covid-related restrictions in the state to combat the pandemic for 15 more days till 30th July.
Metro rail to operate 5 days a week with 50% seating capacity, suspended on Saturday-Sunday. Not more than 50 people at weddings and 20 at funerals allowed.
All shops and markets may remain open as per usual operational hrs.
The local train services, however, will continue to remain suspended except the staff special trains.
The restrictions, imposed on May 16, were last extended till July 15.
The order stated that public buses, taxis, autorickshaws have been permitted to operate with 50 per cent capacity.
Offices, both government and private, are also allowed to function with half the manpower, it said.
Gymnasiums and beauty parlours can also operate with 50 per cent strength from 11 am to 6 pm. Only 50 people will be allowed to attend social gatherings such as weddings.